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Kokoro Kageura and Sara Asahina continued Japan’s dominance at the world judo championships in Budapest on Saturday by winning the men’s and women’s heavyweight competitions, respectively.

Kageura broke a world championship drought for Japan in the men’s over 100-kilogram division dating back to 2003 by defeating Russian Tamerlan Bashaev in the final at Laszlo Papp Arena.

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